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May 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
to me. on december 18 i was down in washington. i'm the first united states senator i ever knew and i was down in washington hiring my staff and i got a phone call saying that my family had been in an accident. and just like you guys know by the tone of the phone call you just knew, didn't you? you knew when they walked up the path. you knew when the call came. you knew. you just felt it in your bones something bad happened. and i knew. i don't know how i knew but the call said my wife was dead, my daughter was dead, and i wasn't sure how my sons were going to make it. they were christmas shopping and a tractor-trailer broadsided them. it can and will get better. there will come a day, i promise you, and you parents as well, when the thought of your son or daughter or your husband or wife brings a smile to your lips before it brings a tear to your eye. it will happen. >> of course mr. biden's sons did survive. they made full recoveries. you can see more of the vice president's speech on our website wusa9.com. >>> making news at 5:51, a couple and their daughter are recovering after
CBS
May 29, 2012 5:00am EDT
look at the question of the day. 45,000 of these are consumed every minute in the united states. is it a, hamburgers, b, french fries or c, soft drinks? >> here's a look at a response posted on the wusa9 facebook fan page. jenny sumner wrote on, hamburgers much more. i vote a. >> what do you think? add your answer to our facebook page. we'll reveal the answer in our 6:00 hour. dad look, you can get eggs, bacon and pancakes for $4. umm. in my day, you get eggs, bacon and pancakes, and it only cost you $4. the $4 everyday value slam. one of 4 tasty choices for $4 off the 2-4-6-8 value menu. only at denny's. >>> welcome back. your checklist must include your sun glasses and umbrella. the storms are on the way. we'll kick up a little bit of rain action ahead of the front. right now temperatures are very muggy. dew points are hype. we're in the 70s. we're heading for highs fear 90 degrees. >>> who has the upper hand after game one of the eastern conference finals? >> plus, the nats hope to bounce back after a memorial day loss. dave owens has our morning sports. >>> good morning, everybo
CBS
May 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
says the current economic situation in the united states is like a game of monopoly. >> reporter: president obama lost west virginia to john mccain by 13 points, to hillary clinton by 41 points even though her campaign was all but over. and 20% of the voters admitted that race was a factor in their decision. >> i run a profit every day. >> reporter: martinsburg pharmacist and mayor says west virginia's disilloosement with the president has more to do with his policies on things like global warming. he's a democrat but don't ask him how he'll vote in the general election. >> like a lot of politicians in west virginia, you're not saying. >> reporter: in martinsburg, bruce leshan, 9news now. >> 40% of the vote would normally qualify a candidate to receive delegates at the national convention. they thought judd might get one but the west virginia democratic party director says judd is not likely to get that one and as a federal inmate, he may not even be eligible to serve, but isn't that disgraceful? >> it's shocking. >> also shocking that race still plays a factor and they take a cr
CBS
May 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
spouse, relative, friend, co-worker or even an active duty captain in the united states air force. >> overall i think cancer has made me a better person. but i don't think it knew what kind of enemy it was dealing with because i certainly kicked its butt. picked the wrong lady. >> that lady is captain candice adams. she's one of the 11,000 women under age 30 who are diagnosed every year with breast cancer. like a lot in her age group, cancer never even crossed her mind and she didn't do routine self-exams. >> i just would go -- be in the shower and wash my chest and things like that and that would be about it. >> reporter: she was 29 when she learned the marble size lump she found in her breast was one of the most aggressive cancer strains triple negative. >> finding out i was triple negative was worse than finding out i had breast cancer. the large possibility from the doctor's perspective that it wasn't going to go away and it had a huge recurrence. i was paralyzed with fear. >> reporter: there to lift her up with her parents and brother and fiance ryan. from then on candice wou
CBS
May 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
intelligence agencies and say that they stopped this bomb before it ever made it to the united states. the designer is believed to be top al qaeda explosives expert ibrahim al-asiri. the underwear bomb contained no metal so chances are it could have passed through most security checks. the bomb was found in yemen before the attackers could even buy a plane ticket. >> this is a very clever guy, very good at making bombs. he's probably al qaeda's number one threat to the united states directly. >> i can assure you that the tsa and airport security generally is going to be looking very, very carefully at this to see what steps if any we have to take to upgrade our defenses against this type of attack. >> this country has to continue to remain vigilant against those that would seek to attack this country. >> reporter: you may remember those printer cartridge bombs that were found on u.s. cargo ships back in 2010. well, officials say al-asiri is the man behind those bombs as well. coming up at 5:30, our continued efforts to stop these kind of attacks and they're getting more sophisticated and m
CBS
May 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
first came to the united states, he offended somebody else. >> the irish came her. the jews came here. pollocks came here. >> which is considered a derogatory name for polish people. >>> it is 5:04. time for the latest your money report of the morning. >> jessica, take it away. >> okay, i will do so. so greece, there's this country called greece and a debt crisis going on and global markets can't seem to forget about that. the other problem asian markets are having from this morning, concerns about slowing of economic growth in china. on wall street investors really have been looking for direction. checking the numbers the dow standing this morning at 12,529 adding 33 points in trading yesterday. nasdaq had an off day. it was down by almost 11 points. but the s&p 500 was higher by about 2. >>> the senate has rejected two different bills which would keep student loan rates low. if congress doesn't pass a bill by july 1, then the interest rates on federal student loans will double. the senate appears to be deadlocked in a partisan battle. lawmakers rejected dueling democratic and r
CBS
May 31, 2012 5:00am EDT
up with the third pick in the nba lottery. not terrible. a match between the united states and brazil late in the first half, brazil already up 2- 0 but the u.s. answers fabian johnson to hercules gomez. u.s. down one at the half. buff the skippings, they are just -- kings, they are just good. brazil wins this one 4-1. a record crowd on hand last night at fed ex field. almost 68,000 fans. that's a quick look at sports this morning. have a great thursday, everybody. >>> new local unemployment figures are coming out. that's coming up in the next your money segment. >> we'll head live to the convention center in d.c. that's where everybody is going to pay their respects to d.c. music legend chuck brown. rough morning on the commute this morning. monika, over to you. >> it really has been. i'm going to start off with the northbound side of 95. it's just slow here in springfield. if you're heading on to 395 to the 12th street tunnel, watch out for an accident. one lane gets by. an update on an accident in district heights at 5:30. you're watching 9news now. stay with us. [ breathing heavil
CBS
May 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
on his way back to the united states from afghanistan. >> he made a surprise visit to see u.s. troops in the country and address the american people on the one-year anniversary of osama bin laden's death. 9news now reporter delia goncalves is live outside the white house with more. good morning, delia. >> reporter: good morning, andrea, mike. the president is expected to return to the white house here later this afternoon. even mitt romney himself credited the president for his trip to afghanistan saying it was crucial to explain to americans and the troops the future of this war. president barack obama arrived in afghanistan in darkness. the president laid out a plan to end the war in 2014, 13 years after it first began. he says our goals will shift to support and training of the afghan people and the afghan army. the president sign add ten-year agreement -- signed a ten-year agreement with president karzai before addressing the country. >> this time of war began in afghanistan and this is where it will end. with faith in each other and our eyes fixed on the future. let's finish the
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